Chester’s funeral to take place on Saturday


Former Springbok wing Chester Williams’ funeral details have been confirmed.

It will take place at Newlands Rugby Stadium at 12:00 on Saturday. The Bok legend, who passed away last Friday after suffering a heart attack, made a name for himself while playing for Western Province.

There will also be a memorial service for Williams in the Main Hall at the University of the Western Cape in Bellville on Wednesday at 1pm as well as a tribute evening at the Boland Cricket Ground in Paarl at 18:00. Williams was born and raised in Paarl.

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